The Cambridge Festival of Ideas is in full swing and Cam FM News has been along to some of the top events.
This week, acclaimed author Alexander McCall Smith was addressing an audience on his new book 'Emma', his long-running series the 'No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency, as well as the process of writing. The talk was the latest in a string of high-profile speakers, including poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy.
Basha Wells Dion caught up with the author before his discussion.
More from the Cambridge Festival of Ideas on 'In the Know', this Sunday at 4pm
The Festival runs until November 2nd - visit www.festivalofideas.cam.ac.uk for more information